Ed

Ed Leighton-Dick is a SQL Server performance and architecture expert and Founder/Principal Consultant of Kingfisher Technologies, a consultancy focused on SQL Server performance, architecture, and security. He is a frequent volunteer with PASS, including roles as regional mentor, chapter leader of I-380 PASS SQL Server User Group, and organizer of SQL Saturday Iowa City. He can often be found teaching sessions at local, regional, and national events, including user groups, SQL Saturday events, and Iowa Code Camp. Ed can be reached through his blog, edleightondick.com, and on Twitter at @eleightondick.

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Giving back [T-SQL Tuesday #102]

This post is part of the May 2018 T-SQL Tuesday blog challenge, “Giving Back“, from Riley Major. It’s been quite a while since I’ve participated in a T-SQL Tuesday....

2018-05-08

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Giving back [T-SQL Tuesday #102]

This post is part of the May 2018 T-SQL Tuesday blog challenge, “Giving Back“, from Riley Major. It’s been quite a while since I’ve participated in a T-SQL Tuesday....

2018-05-08

Blog Post

Giving back [T-SQL Tuesday #102]

This post is part of the May 2018 T-SQL Tuesday blog challenge, “Giving Back“, from Riley Major. It’s been quite a while since I’ve participated in a T-SQL Tuesday....

2018-05-08

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Automated Azure SQL VM Patching

There is an Automated Patching service for VMs running SQL Server in the Azure Cloud. This uses the SQL Server IaaS Agent Extension to work with PowerShell. What types of patches are installed with this service? Note: All updates are marked with tags, such as Important, Critical, or something else

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